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SilentiumPC Launches the Brutus S30 Micro ATX PC Case

SilentiumPC has now introduced a new Brutus Series PC chassis, a micro ATX-supporting model (just like the S20 seen last week) known as the Brutus S30 Pure Black. This one measures 365 x 380 x 186 mm and has two front-facing USB ports (one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0), a SDXC/microSD card reader, one 5.25-inch, one 3.5-inch, one 2.5-inch and two 3.5/2.5-inch drive bays, one pre-installed 80 mm fan on the rear panel, and support for a second fan (120 mm) on the front panel.

The Brutus S30 Pure Black can house graphics cards up to 305 mm long, it has a two-year warranty and costs 99 PLN ($31 / 24 Euro).

Sharkoon Releases the CA-I and CA-M PC Cases

Sharkoon Technologies today announced the availability of its CA-I and CA-M aluminum PC cases. The CA-I measures 213 x 225 x 259 mm and features support for mini-ITX motherboards, two top-placed USB 3.0 ports and two front-facing USB 2.0 connectors, one 3.5-inch and one 2.5-inch drive bay, and one 120 mm fan installed on the top panel.

The CA-M is 270 by 225 by 285 mm and has the same four USB ports as the CA-I and a 120 mm top-placed fan but it can house a larger (micro ATX) motherboard and includes two 3.5-inch drive bays (that can be fitted with three 2.5-inch drives). The CA-I and CA-M come in two color versions (black and silver) and cost 41.99 Euro and 44.99 Euro, respectively.

ASRock Also Reveals the X99M Killer Micro ATX LGA2011 Motherboard

Still in a sharing mood, ASRock has now given us a peek at yet another X99-based motherboard it plans to release at the end of this month, the X99M Killer aka the X99X Killer's little brother. As its name suggests, the X99M Killer has a micro ATX form factor but it's still quite feature-packed - three PCIe x16 slots, ten SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, one Ultra M.2 (PCIe 3.0 x4) connector, dual Gigabit Ethernet (Intel and Killer E2200), and Purity Sound 2 7.1-channel audio.

ASRock's X99 board also offers two Fatal1ty mouse ports, four USB 3.0 ports, a debug LED, and even an eSATA connector, but it has to settle for four DDR4 memory slots. No price tag was announced but that should be revealed in the next couple of weeks.

Deepcool Launches the STEAM CASTLE Micro ATX PC Case

DEEPCOOL, the leading manufacturer of desktop CPU cooler, DC case fan and Notebook cooler, officially released its first Micro ATX computer case with side window version of the Steam Punk Series - STEAM CASTLE.

Colorful Mod & Gaming Choice
The STEAM CASTLE Micro ATX case is designed as gaming case for hardware enthusiasts with the very impressive appearance, which is compatible to both Micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboards. Also to meet various requests of colorful motherboard themes, DEEPCOOL provides choices with fours colors as Black (the always classic one), White (Popular with APPLE), Red and Yellow. The case offers quite large space besides the Micro body, which is available for CPU cooling(air cooling up to 200 mm and liquid cooling up to 240 mm), two 2.5" SSDs, long graphic card up to 320 mm. In addition, to increase the amazing effect, 4 magic LED flash lights are pre-installed on the top.

Spire Unveils the PRESTA Micro ATX PC Case

Dutch company Spire has today announced its newest PC chassis, a model called PRESTA that's said to feature a 'contemporary and clean business design'. Pictured below, the case measures 380 x 175 x 360 mm and has a 0.45 mm SECC metal structure, support for micro ATX and mini ITX motherboards, dual front-facing USB 2.0 ports, one 5.25-inch bay, two 3.5-inch drive trays, four PCI slots, and rear, side and front fan spaces (120 mm fan support on the front and side panel, 92 mm on the rear panel).

PRESTA comes with a two-year warranty and a price tag of $54.99 / €41.95 before taxes.

MSI Fires Up B85I GAMING and B85M GAMING Motherboards

MSI, world leading in motherboards, debuts its new GAMING motherboards based on the Intel B85 chipset, the B85M GAMING and B85I GAMING. Inheriting the outstanding DNA of MSI's GAMING product family, the new B85 microATX and Mini-ITX GAMING motherboards feature USB Audio Power, Killer LAN, Audio Boost, and a whole new software and hardware design for enhanced performance. Offering the full GAMING experience in a small size without compromising on features.

The best possible sound quality with USB Audio Power
High quality USB audio devices, such as external DACs, suffer from weak USB power delivery when multiple USB devices are connected, highly impacting sound quality. MSI USB Audio Power continues to deliver 5V to the USB ports on motherboards, greatly improving sound quality. The USB Audio Power design, which powers the USB ports independently, offers more stable power and better audio signals than traditional solutions. This results in much clearer sound with reduced noise, along with improved power stability for the users' extra devices, enjoying an enriched sound presentation.

Fractal Design Introduces the Node 804 Micro ATX PC Case

The Node 804 is a Micro ATX chassis which focuses on cooling performance and maximum configurability, all packed in an interesting new form factor with an elegant design. The dual chamber layout separates hot running components from the cooler ones and allows unrestricted airflow over the motherboard, processor and graphic cards.

The case comes with three Silent Series R2 120 mm fans but can be upgraded with an additional 7 fans if desired. There are also plenty of options for placing water cooling components, tall heat sinks and hard drives. The flexibility of this case really gives the users the possibility to create their optimal system build.

BIOSTAR Announces the A88M Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard

BIOSTAR has released the "A88M" motherboard based on the new AMD FM2+ socket design that supports AMD Multi-Core socket FM2+/FM2 processors AMD A-series/ E2-series processors all in a micro ATX form factor.

Using the AMD A88X chipset, the "A88M", featuring BIOSTAR exclusive in-house audio technology, gives you the options for small build using the MicroATX form factor. It gives 2 DIMM slots supporting DDR3 RAM; adopt the newest SATA 6 Gb/s bus which is twice the speed of current SATA 3G connections along with USB 3.0. There is also support for AMD Dual Graphics Technology.

Thermaltake Releases the Urban S1 and SD1 Micro Cases

Thermaltake, being an industry leader in computer chassis, thermal solutions, and power supply units today officially releasing new micro PC case - Thermaltake Urban S1 and Urban SD1; Both the Thermaltake Urban S1/SD1 Micro Cases are designed for building compact high-performance systems with Micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboards.

Like all Thermaltake Urban cases, Urban S1 and Urban SD1 are ideal if space is limited, yet there is still plenty of room inside for great expansion and advanced cooling PC system.

Chieftec Rolls Out New Flyer Series Micro ATX PC Case

Chieftec has now made available a new mini tower PC chassis, a model codenamed FS-01B-U3 that is part of the company's Flyer Series. Seen below, the case measures 420 x 175 x 360 mm and features two 5.25-inch and two 3.5-inch drive bays, support for micro ATX motherboards and graphics cards up to 320 mm long, two front-facing USB 3.0 ports, and a pre-installed power supply.

The FS-01B-U3 with a 450 W PSU is selling for 68.40 Euro. The case has a two-year warranty.

BIOSTAR Unveils the H81MLC Micro ATX Motherboard

BIOSTAR has released their newest micro-ATX motherboard based on the Intel H81 chipset, the H81MLC. The board supports Intel 4th generation Core i7 and Core i5 processors. It features Intel single chip architecture with HD 4600 Graphics, along with a new integrated memory controller that will run at speeds up to 1600 MHz. The H81 chipset has two SATA 6 Gb/s ports (plus four SATA 3Gb/s ports), and two USB 3.0 headers.

The H81MLC supports two DIMMs for a maximum of 16 Gigs of RAM. The H81MLC is a great option for small form factor systems where you rarely have more than one discrete card and two SATA drives. Being Intel based boards, they also feature Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology.

BitFenix Announces the Colossus M Series PC Cases

Today, BitFenix presents two members of the new Colossus M Series: Colossus Mini-ITX and Colossus Micro-ATX. They are the latest creations from the BitFenix Design Lab, a continuation of the original Colossus line that delivers a premium compact housing with a futuristic yet clean style.

The Future is Bright
One look at this chassis makes it instantly recognizable as a member of the Colossus line. The bold lines and angles create an unmistakably futuristic look that's tempered by our signature luxurious SofTouch Surface Treatment.

Sharkoon Unveils the MA Series Micro ATX PC Cases

Sharkoon expands its range of low-priced PC cases and introduces four new mini towers with the MA-A1000, MA-I1000, MA-M1000 and MA-W1000 for µATX mainboards. The cases are nearly identical and differ mainly in just the optics.

True to the motto "Save on space - not on possibilities!" the cases in the series provide, despite their compact size of 415 x 185 x 360 millimeters, space for up to eight hard drives/SSDs, which can be decoupled installed. In addition, graphics cards up to 340 millimeters in length as well as CPU coolers with a maximum height of 165 millimeters can be installed. The cases contain two 5.25" drive bays and a 3.5" drive bay. Pre-installed is also a Sharkoon BayExtension. Through this special installation frame up to four additional Solid State Disks can be attached. Two pre-installed fans, a 140 mm fan in the front and a 120 mm in the rear of the case ensure continuous air flow. Removable dust filters are located on the front and lower ventilation openings. In the versions without a window, an optional fan on the side panel can be installed.

Lian Li Readies the PC-V358 Mini Tower PC Case

Lian Li is currently preparing the release of a new, all-aluminum chassis, a mini tower with the model number PC-V358. Pictured below, this case measures 324 (W) x 286 (H) x 390 (D) mm, it weighs 4.2 kg, and features support for Micro-ATX and Mini-ITX motherboards, a side I/O panel with USB 3.0 (x 2) and HD audio ports, one slim 5.25-inch drive bay, two 2.5-inch and six 3.5-inch drive bays, four PCI slots, and three 120 mm fans - two in front and one at the rear.

The PC-V358 comes in two color versions - black and silver, and is listed on pre-order at €137.

Corsair Blends Flash and Flexibility in New Graphite Series 230T PC Case

Corsair, a worldwide designer of high-performance components for the PC hardware market, today announced the new Graphite Series 230T mid-tower PC case. Available in three colors, Battleship Grey, Rebel Orange, and Black, the new case combines dramatic, angular styling and the builder-friendly features, expandability, and flexibility that Corsair cases are known for.

The Graphite Series 230T case features a sculpted, aggressively styled steel exterior with color coordinated LED intake fans and a tinted side panel window. Inside, the matte black interior has plenty of room for multi-GPU configurations and mass storage with seven expansion slots along with four 2.5", four 3.5", and three 5.25" drive bays. The case also includes dual 120mm LED front intake fans and a rear 120mm exhaust fan, and has mounts to add two 120mm or 140mm fans on the top and a 120mm or 140mm fan on the bottom.

BIOSTAR Releases Hi-Fi H81S3 Micro ATX Motherboard

BIOSTAR has released their newest micro-ATX motherboard based on the Intel H81 chipset, the "Hi-Fi H81S3". The board supports the Intel 4th generation Core i7 and Core i5 processors. It features Intel single chip architecture with HD 4600Graphics, along with a new integrated memory controller that will run at speeds up to 1600MHz. The H81 chipset has two SATA 6Gb/s ports (plus four SATA 3Gb/s ports), and two USB 3.0 headers. The "Hi-Fi H81S3" supports one DIMM per memory channel for a maximum of two sticks of RAM for up to 16Gigs. The "Hi-Fi H81S3" is a great option for small form factor systems where you rarely have more than one discrete card and two SATA drives. Being Intel based boards, they will also feature Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology.

Zalman Debuts the ZM-T4 Mini Tower PC Case

Korean company Zalman has just introduced a new, compact PC chassis, a model called ZM-T4 that features support for Micro ATX and Mini ITX motherboards. The case measures 189 x 427.5 x 364 mm, is painted black inside and out, and has a top-placed I/O panel (with audio, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports), one 5.25-inch bay, two 3.5-inch and three 2.5-inch drive bays, one 120 mm fan in front and a 92 mm fan at the rear. Moreover, it comes with four PCI slots and can house graphics cards up to 300 mm long.

The ZM-T4 can be found listed on pre-order at €15.99.

BitFenix Introduces the Phenom PC Chassis

Today, BitFenix is proud to officially announce Phenom, the newest creation from the BitFenix Design Lab. Featuring clean, uncluttered styling and tremendous build flexibility, Phenom represents the perfect marriage of advanced functionality with next-level SFF design for a case that's sure to be an instant classic.

Engineered to be a sleek modern cube design that suits any environment, fans of clean and elegant chassis are going to feel right at home with Phenom. The mesh accents along the sides of the case perfectly complement the smooth surfaces of the SofTouch-coated top and front panels. In the center is a highly-polished BitFenix logo that contrasts the subtle matte contours perfectly, creating a design that is ideal for any modern décor. And because different systems have different requirements, Phenom comes in both mini-ITX and micro-ATX variants to meet the needs of an even larger group of users.

Aerocool Introduces the New Gaming Case VS-92 Under PGS-V Series

Aerocool Advanced Technologies Corp., one of the world leading manufacturers of gaming PC gear, expands its value gaming series "PGS-V" by introducing the new Vs-92 chassis. "PGS-V labeled products target gamers, who are looking for the very best possible cost to performance ratio when choosing their gears", - says Tony Lin, Aerocool Advanced Technologies CEO.

Vs-92 offers a big variety of features packed into a great looking chassis for a reasonable price. Special eye-catcher is the front panel with it's all mash-design, the yellow PGS V badge in the center, the nicely implemented I/O panel with power and reset buttons. Up to date connectivity is assured thanks to one mic, one headphone and two USB 3.0 connectors that can be conveniently plugged-in directly into the motherboard using header-pin connectors. Right below the I/O panel is a small VF-Display, which is informing the user about the current system temperature inside the PC case. Conventional air-coolers with a height of up to 158 mm can be mounted more easily thanks to the back-plate mounting area in the motherboard-tray. In addition, users with water-coolers are able to utilize the pre-drilled cable-ducts and mount radiators (2 x 120 or 2 x 140) in the top panel, or the side panel in case of the mesh edition. When choosing the Vs-92 as Window Edition, a black window is attached to the side panel, allowing insight on the built-in hardware.

New Corsair PC Cases Get the Cool and Silent Treatment

Corsair, a worldwide designer of high-performance components to the PC hardware market, today announced two new mid-tower PC cases-the Carbide Series Air 540 and the Carbide Series 330R. Both cases incorporate innovative and unique features for superior cooling and quiet operation.

The Carbide Series Air 540 is designed with a wider form factor with two "side-by-side" chambers and a Direct Airflow Path layout. This unique design helps the case deliver best-in-class cooling at incredibly low noise levels. The main chamber of the Carbide Series Air 540 houses the motherboard and hot-swap 3.5" drives for superior drive cooling and quick swapping. The second chamber holds the power supply, SSDs, and 5.25" drives behind the motherboard tray. The separate compartments make building a breeze and provide cleaner cable routing and superior cooling for system devices. In addition, layout in each chamber is optimized to limit obstructions and streamline airflow from the intake fans to the hottest PC components, resulting in lower temperatures and noise levels.

Corsair Obsidian 350D Premium Micro-ATX Chassis Launched

Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components, today announced the Obsidian Series 350D High Performance Micro ATX PC case. Available with a solid or windowed side panel, the Obsidian Series 350D brings unprecedented expansion and cooling options to smaller, more portable, high-performance PCs.

Like larger cases in the premium Obsidian Series line, the Obsidian Series 350D sports a clean, black, brushed-aluminum styling. The case is also designed for fast and neat builds with tool-free access and drive installation as well as an innovative cable routing system. The Obsidian Series 350D case supports both Micro ATX and mini ITX motherboards and has plenty of interior space for liquid CPU cooling, dual 3.5" hard drives, dual 2.5" SSDs, dual 5.25" drives, and dual full-length graphics cards. It also has five expansion slots and five fan mounting points with room for two 240mm radiators. The front panel provides convenient access to USB 3.0 and audio connectors.

Spire Announces Diablo Entry-Level Gaming PC Chassis

The Spire Diablo PC case is a versatile ATX chassis with a modest gamer look. This tower structure is contemporary and cost effective. The meshed aluminum front panel allows unrestricted fresh air intake which is mandatory for today's extremely hot Micro-processors, Graphic cards and Data Drives. The internal design provides enough room for hardware assembly, supports up to six (6) 3.5-inch & three (3) 5.25-inch drive devices. The 5.25 bezels are tool-free and easy to remove. You can also install a 3.5 inch device such as a multifunctional card-reader. The chassis structure is all black and prepared for decent cooling, there is space for 1* 92mm fan at the rear and 1* 80mm fan on the side panel for additional VGA cooling.

Gigabyte Also Readies the GA-F2A85XM-HD3 Micro ATX Motherboard

Gigabyte is currently planning the release of a new Socket FM2 motherboard, a micro ATX model called GA-F2A85XM-HD3 that is powered by the AMD A85X chipset and offers triple monitor support (it includes Dual-link DVI, HDMI and D-Sub ports). This board also has an Ultra Durable 4 Classic design, two DDR3-1866 memory slots, eight SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, one PCIe x1 and two PCIe x16 slots, Gigabit Ethernet, 5.1-channel audio, plus two USB 3.0 and four USB 2.0 ports.

The GA-F2A85XM-HD3 is available for pre-order at £57.14 (~ $90.55).

Biostar Releases the H61MLV2 LGA 1155 Micro ATX Motherboard

Biostar has now let loose a new motherboard supporting Intel's 2nd and 3rd generation Core processors, the H61MLV2 which is powered by the H61 chipset and comes in a micro ATX form factor. Seen below, the board has two DDR3-1600 memory slots (supporting up to 16 GB of RAM), four SATA 3.0 Gbps ports, one PCI-Express (3.0) x16 and one PCIe x1 slot, 10/100 Ethernet, 5.1-channel audio, and a D-Sub output.

The H61MLV2 also offers features like BIO-Remote 2 and Charger Booster, and has a recommended price tag of €38.90.

Icy Dock Introduces MB996SP-6SB Backplane Cage

The 5.25" device bay has been a long standard in computer history. It started from the 90s legacy industrial PC cases all the way to today's Micro ATX cases. The 5.25" bay has been widely used for optical drives such as DVD and Blue-ray, or with even a single 3.5" hard drive with mobile rack. However, it is almost impossible to use a single 5.25" bay to create complex RAID storage until the MB996SP-6SB Full Metal 6 x 2.5" SATA Hard Drive & SSD Backplane.

Utilizing the standard 5.25" bay form factor, the compact design allows the enclosure to be used in various applications, catering to a wide audience. The MB996SP-6SB excels for use in advanced RAID applications such as building dual RAID 5 arrays or high performance 4 drives in RAID 0 plus RAID 1 array for back up, all in a single 5.25" device bay. The MB996SP-6SB is extremely useful for powerful small servers, gaming rigs, home servers or HTPC's due to its high capacity and space saving design. It is also perfect for users who needs non-RAID JBOD storage and save different contents in different drive locations. It supports wide-range of applications which is the true value of the MB996SP-6SB.
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